Health, Safety & Environment

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

BP Battles to Calm Investor Jitters as Shares Sink to 25-year Low

Concerns over COVID outweigh any optimism on the oil major’s grand plan tied to the energy transition.

September 25, 2020

Private Equity , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment

Vanguard, BlackRock Add New Climate-focused ETFs as Demand Soars

Top asset managers Vanguard Group Inc. and BlackRock Inc. on Sept. 24 introduced new exchange-traded funds that exclude oil companies, coal producers and other industries that a growing number of investors want to avoid.

September 25, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Technology , Storage

Global Climate Goals ‘Virtually Impossible’ Without Carbon Capture, IEA Says

Up to to $160 billion investment in carbon capture technology is need by the growing number of countries and companies targeting net-zero CO₂ emissions by around 2050, the IEA says.

September 24, 2020

Markets , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

California Plans Ban on Sale of New Gasoline-powered Passenger Vehicles

In a statement, White House spokesman Judd Deere called the move by California "alarming" and said it would destroy jobs and raises consumer costs.

September 23, 2020

Business , Markets , Policy & Regulations , Health, Safety & Environment , Renewables , Technology

PATH FORWARD: Energy Transition Deep Dive with the ‘Big 4’—Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC

Leaders from the “Big Four” accounting firms—Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC—joined Hart Energy to discuss the energy transition and the different approaches to ESG within the oil and gas industry.

September 22, 2020

Health, Safety & Environment , Logistics

Exxon Mobil Expands Joint Development Deal with Global Thermostat

Exxon Mobil and Global Thermostat have expanded their joint development agreement on Sept. 21 following 12 months of technical evaluation to determine the feasibility and potential scalability of Global Thermostat’s technology that captures carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the air.

September 21, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Executive Q&A: Defining a Smart Energy Future

Geologist Dr. Scott Tinker is on a mission to educate the world on the critical intersection of energy, environment and economics. Can he save the world’s energy future by drawing players into the radical middle?

September 21, 2020

Business , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Opinion: Crude Oil Industry Starts to Hear Echoes of Coal’s Demise

The problem for the crude oil industry is that it can't really predict the demand side of the equation with any accuracy, given the uncertain nature of the recovery from the COVIE-19 pandemic.

September 21, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Lease Sales

US Shelves Wyoming BLM Lease Sale Plans over Sage Grouse

BLM will instead sell eight parcels of oil and gas leases on more than 4,000 acres in the southeast corner of Wyoming, not located in sage grouse habitat, through the online auction platform EnergyNet.

September 17, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Technology , Pipelines , System Integrity

Methane Leak Technology Bolsters Oil Industry’s ESG Efforts

By providing details on emissions, oil and gas consultancy Kayrros helps companies to plug the leaks and impress investors.

September 17, 2020